Aerobic fitness and executive control of relational memory in preadolescent children.

@article{Chaddock2011AerobicFA,
  title={Aerobic fitness and executive control of relational memory in preadolescent children.},
  author={Laura Chaddock and Charles H. Hillman and S. Buck and Neal J. Cohen},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={2011},
  volume={43 2},
  pages={
          344-9
        }
}
PURPOSE the neurocognitive benefits of an active lifestyle in childhood have public health and educational implications, especially as children in today's technological society are becoming increasingly overweight, unhealthy, and unfit. Human and animal studies show that aerobic exercise affects both prefrontal executive control and hippocampal function. This investigation attempts to bridge these research threads by using a cognitive task to examine the relationship between aerobic fitness and… 

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